Senior Group Leader

$131,094 - $168,817 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
  • 26 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education Job category:

Projects | Project Management

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney - West

Job reference number: 00008NB1 Work type: Full-Time Number of positions: 1 Total remuneration package: $168,817 Package includes salary ($131,094 - $151,609), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Contact: 0428 119 995 - Jeff Siebels Closing date: 09/12/2021 - 11:59 PM


Join and lead a vibrant and dynamic team in the delivery of Maintenance Programs to School throughout South Western Sydney and be part of a team that provides a large variety of services to Public Schools.

  • Full time ongoing Clerk Grade 11/12 appointment 
  • Liverpool location 

About the Department of Education

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

About School Infrastructure

School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) is delivering new school buildings, major upgrades and maintenance strategies to ensure every school-aged child has access to high quality education facilities at their local public school. This encompasses the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.

About the role

In your new role, you will be managing four teams in the delivery of several maintenance programs across South Western Sydney. The role is based in Liverpool. You will be responsible for ensuring the programs are delivered on time and within budget. The teams also deliver other related services to the Schools including but not limited to;

  • Leases and Licenses
  • Compliance works
  • Small capital projects.
  • Day to Day communication with Schools and issue resolution

How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.

  • Proof of Identity information
  • Informed Consent Form
  • Declaration for non-child work


  1. From your experience provide an example of how you managed a team in the delivery of a program of works and what was the outcome. (300 words maximum).
  2. From your experience provide an example of how you managed a contentious issue involving multiple stakeholders and what was the outcome.(300 words maximum)


  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.


  • Drivers Licence


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at

For enquiries about this role, contact Jeff Siebels, Director, Asset Management, Department of Education, at 0428 119 995 or by email to

Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.